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Lead Test Consultant – Test Environment and Test Data Management
Role Value Proposition: MetLife is leading the global transformation in its industry. Within Global Technology and Operations (GTO), the centralized TechQA organization, tasked with all software testing, is looking for you to provide technical strategic leadership for the overall Test Delivery organization. You will act as a subject matter expert in the Test Engineering group and you will guide the partnership with employees and vendors in the Test Delivery organization, along with application, infrastructure, and vendor technical leadership to ensure organizational, functional and technical architectural alignment.
The focus of the role posted here is to provide advanced industry leading expertise in advancing the concepts on Test Environment and Test Data Management within MetLife testing. As part of the Test Engineering organization, skills in the following areas are also valuable as members of the team will sometimes cross roles:
DevOps and Agile testing processes and tools
Testing tools evaluation, selection, implementation and maintenance
Automation framework and implementation
Test architectural reviews and evaluations on new projects
Broad business functional and application knowledge of MetLife systems portfolio
The GTO group is a diverse team of engineers, developers, and business and project managers with the freedom to create innovative solutions to core business challenges within MetLife. TechQA is the consolidated software testing organization within GTO. Test Engineering is a sub-organization of TechQA that acts as a centralized services provider and consultant to the Test Delivery organization.
Application monitoring tools such as AppDynamics and Splunk
Test data management tools such as Informatica, DB2 and Optim
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or other related field, or equivalent work experience
12+ years broad experience in Information Technologies
Advanced expertise in testing concepts, tools, and methodology
Appropriate technical certifications desired
Strong background in infrastructure support and build management
Solid background in creating synthetic data, Big Data testing and data modeling
Hand’s on experience building out and supporting virtual environments
Extensive technical skills covering products and technologies knowledge. Sound knowledge of automation, non-functional testing, data and environment management is essential. Strong hands on expertise for automation and few other streams is desired
Good knowledge of current industry wide quality & test processes and practices, tools and techniques - their applicability and impact.
Software Analysis & Design knowledge/experience is needed while also having a solid background in Software Quality & Testing. Must have hands-on experience having performed both functional and non-functional testing and be able to review requirements, design and even code as needed..
Extensive knowledge of software development life cycle, infrastructure, products and services
Strong analytical and communication skills
Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field preferred
3-4 years Project Management experience, PMP desired
At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.
MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.
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Requisition #: 45368